Going along with their other IFA announcements and taking more than a few elements from the Transformer tablets, up next from ASUS is the Transformer Book Trio. The idea is pretty simple: take all the stuff that people like with the Transformer, and pair it up with a full Windows platform. In the process, the display gets bumped to 11.6” and you add Windows 8 as a second OS option (with the ability to switch between Windows 8 and Android 4.2 at the press of a button). If you’re not ready to abandon Windows yet but want a tablet and laptop hybrid device, the Transformer Book Trio may be just what you’re after. To support the two OSes, rather than relying on what many feel...
Microsoft is beefing up virtualization support in Windows 8 with Hyper-V, writes Microsoft's Mathew John on the Building Windows 8 blog. Hyper-V was previously available in Windows Server 2008...9 by Andrew Cunningham on 9/7/2011
Today's Building Windows 8 blog post, written by Steven Sinofsky, isn't really about a new Windows 8 feature or tweak, but rather about how the new-style Metro tablet UI...21 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/31/2011
Today's Building Windows 8 blog post is from Rajeev Nagar, and describes how Windows 8 can natively mount and work with files stored in ISO and VHD files. For those...16 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/30/2011
The Windows 8 details continue: Today on the Building Windows 8 blog, Alex Simons takes us through some changes to the Windows Explorer, chief among them the fact that...45 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/29/2011
Microsoft showed us IE10 on Windows 8, which honestly has a very iOS-like feel to it. You get smooth scrolling and panning, with a PlayBook style support for tabs...52 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/2/2011
Microsoft just showed Windows 8 running on three different ARM platforms: a single-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon, a dual-core TI OMAP 4430 and a quad-core NVIDIA Kal-El notebook. The same interface...20 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/1/2011
I'm in the audience of Microsoft's Partner Preview for Computex 2011, basically an event to give a sneak peak of the future of Windows to press and MS partners...32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/1/2011